Man dies in wall collapse

Man dies in wall collapse

COIMBATORE: A 24-year-old construction labourer, P Irfan, died after a wall collapsed over him at Dr Radhakrishnan Road near Rathinapuri on Tuesday.

Police registered a case against the site owner and civil engineers for negligence.Irfan had come to Coimbatore from West Bengal 10 days ago to work on the construction project and had been staying with his friends in Rathinapuri. On Tuesday around 10am, a 6-ft high wall collapsed over him when he was working on the site that belonged to an city-based exporter, P Sundaram, 59.

Rathinapuri police sent it for postmortem to CMCH and registered a case against Sundaram, civil engineers D Raja, 36, V Ravi, 36, and site supervisor Selvaraj, 23, for not providing any precautionary measures at the work site. Investigation is on.


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